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Alexis Antoniades


Assistant Professor at SFS-Qatar


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Dr. Alexis Antoniades holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University in New York. He is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, where he teaches courses in International Finance, Macroeconomics, Money and Banking, and Sports Economics. Funded by a three year, $1,050,000 research grant by the Qatar National Research Fund, Dr. Antoniades has undertaken the first micro-study on the economies of the Gulf countries. His research focuses on exchange rates and pricing behavior.

In recognizing his expertise on the economies of the Gulf region and in endorsing the quality of his work, Princeton University awarded Dr. Antoniades the prestigious Globalization and Governance Fellowship in Regional Political Economy during the 2012-2013 academic year.

A Fulbright/CASP Scholar, Dr. Antoniades also holds a BA in Mathematics (concentration in Finance), a BA in Economics (Honors) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an M.A., and an M.Phil. in Economics from Columbia University. Between 2001 and 2002 he served as an Assistant Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.


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  • Ph.D. (2008) Columbia University, Economics
  • M.Phil (2006) Columbia University, Economics
  • M.A. (2005) Columbia University, Economics
  • B.A. (2001) University of Wisconsin-Madison, Economics and Mathematics


  • Greek, Modern (1453- ) ()
  • Russian ()